The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Amazon S3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 349 392
Rank change year-on-year +27 +43  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 90 79 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 2.98% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 18
Median daily rate £538 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.55% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3166 2653 1740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.49% 12.24% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 1972 1191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 25
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon S3 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 8 £525 +10.52% 2
Croydon - 8 - -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
West End of London - 1 £500 -
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 186 (99.47%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (77.01%) Amazon EC2
3 119 (63.64%) DevOps
4 114 (60.96%) Linux
5 93 (49.73%) Python
6 80 (42.78%) Puppet
7 74 (39.57%) Ansible
8 71 (37.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 71 (37.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 70 (37.43%) Amazon RDS
10 66 (35.29%) Docker
11 64 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (32.09%) Jenkins
13 59 (31.55%) Git (software)
14 58 (31.02%) Terraform
15 54 (28.88%) Amazon ELB
15 54 (28.88%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (28.88%) Java
16 50 (26.74%) Configuration Management
17 48 (25.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 45 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
18 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
19 44 (23.53%) Ruby
19 44 (23.53%) Microservices
20 39 (20.86%) Windows
21 38 (20.32%) AWS Lambda
22 37 (19.79%) Route 53
23 36 (19.25%) Big Data
24 33 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
24 33 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (16.04%) nginx
2 27 (14.44%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (13.37%) Apache
3 25 (13.37%) Apache Spark
4 22 (11.76%) Confluence
5 11 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.81%) Apache Pig
7 8 (4.28%) IIS
8 5 (2.67%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.14%) Luigi
9 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.07%) WordPress
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) HipChat
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 186 (99.47%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (77.01%) Amazon EC2
3 71 (37.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 71 (37.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 54 (28.88%) Amazon ELB
5 48 (25.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 38 (20.32%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (19.79%) Route 53
8 33 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 26 (13.90%) Amazon SQS
9 26 (13.90%) CloudFront
10 24 (12.83%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (9.09%) PaaS
12 15 (8.02%) AWS CloudTrail
12 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (7.49%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (7.49%) GitHub
14 11 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (3.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.76%) HTTP
2 18 (9.63%) VPN
3 16 (8.56%) DNS
4 13 (6.95%) OpenLDAP
5 11 (5.88%) SSH
6 10 (5.35%) OpenVPN
7 6 (3.21%) Network Security
8 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.07%) Firewall
9 2 (1.07%) SMTP
9 2 (1.07%) WAN
10 1 (0.53%) BGP
10 1 (0.53%) DHCP
10 1 (0.53%) DMVPN
10 1 (0.53%) IPsec
10 1 (0.53%) LDAP
10 1 (0.53%) MPLS
10 1 (0.53%) SAN
10 1 (0.53%) SNMP
10 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (37.43%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (19.25%) Big Data
3 33 (17.65%) Hadoop
4 28 (14.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (13.90%) MySQL
6 25 (13.37%) Apache Hive
7 23 (12.30%) NoSQL
8 19 (10.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (9.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (8.02%) MongoDB
12 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
13 13 (6.95%) HBase
14 12 (6.42%) RDBMS
14 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
15 11 (5.88%) Neo4j
16 6 (3.21%) Impala
16 6 (3.21%) Sqoop
17 4 (2.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (32.09%) Jenkins
2 59 (31.55%) Git (software)
3 30 (16.04%) JIRA
4 21 (11.23%) Maven
5 17 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 15 (8.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (8.02%) Bitbucket
6 15 (8.02%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (6.95%) Ant
7 13 (6.95%) JUnit
8 11 (5.88%) SonarQube
9 10 (5.35%) Liquibase
9 10 (5.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (4.28%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.67%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.60%) Gradle
13 3 (1.60%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.60%) Subversion
13 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.74%) Finance
2 5 (2.67%) Games
3 4 (2.14%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (45.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (32.09%) AWS Engineer
3 49 (26.20%) AWS DevOps
4 48 (25.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 29 (15.51%) Developer
6 18 (9.63%) Architect
6 18 (9.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (9.09%) Data Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) AWS Architect
10 9 (4.81%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.28%) AWS Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (3.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) WebOps Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.58%) Web Services
2 23 (12.30%) REST
3 22 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (11.76%) Node.js
4 20 (10.70%) Kafka
5 13 (6.95%) JSON
6 12 (6.42%) CSS
6 12 (6.42%) HTML
7 10 (5.35%) MCollective
8 9 (4.81%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.74%) .NET
10 6 (3.21%) Spring
11 5 (2.67%) LAMP
11 5 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (2.67%) Middleware
12 4 (2.14%) Akka
12 4 (2.14%) boto
12 4 (2.14%) Laravel
12 4 (2.14%) React
12 4 (2.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (7.49%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.35%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.21%) User Experience
5 5 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Social Network
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (60.96%) Linux
2 39 (20.86%) Windows
3 22 (11.76%) Unix
4 20 (10.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.63%) CentOS
6 15 (8.02%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.60%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (63.64%) DevOps
2 64 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (28.88%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (26.74%) Configuration Management
5 44 (23.53%) Microservices
6 33 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (12.83%) Scrum
8 21 (11.23%) Analytics
8 21 (11.23%) Auto-Scaling
9 17 (9.09%) Coaching
9 17 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.56%) Load Balancing
10 16 (8.56%) Machine Learning
10 16 (8.56%) TDD
11 13 (6.95%) BDD
11 13 (6.95%) Data Engineering
12 12 (6.42%) Migration
13 11 (5.88%) High Availability
13 11 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (49.73%) Python
2 54 (28.88%) Java
3 45 (24.06%) Bash Shell
4 44 (23.53%) Ruby
5 30 (16.04%) Scala
6 24 (12.83%) SQL
7 16 (8.56%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.49%) Groovy
8 14 (7.49%) Perl
9 13 (6.95%) PHP
9 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.95%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.35%) Go
11 5 (2.67%) Clojure
11 5 (2.67%) R
12 4 (2.14%) C#
12 4 (2.14%) Korn
13 2 (1.07%) AWK
13 2 (1.07%) Jython
13 2 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.14%) Degree
6 1 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) GCP
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (35.29%) Docker
2 23 (12.30%) HDFS
3 13 (6.95%) Squid
4 10 (5.35%) Postfix
4 10 (5.35%) vCloud
4 10 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.60%) LXC
7 3 (1.60%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 80 (42.78%) Puppet
2 74 (39.57%) Ansible
3 58 (31.02%) Terraform
4 45 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (16.58%) Kubernetes
6 26 (13.90%) logstash
7 25 (13.37%) Kibana
8 17 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (8.02%) Graphite
10 13 (6.95%) Sysdig
10 13 (6.95%) ZABBIX
11 10 (5.35%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (5.35%) Rancher
11 10 (5.35%) Rsyslog
12 8 (4.28%) Mesos
13 7 (3.74%) HAProxy
13 7 (3.74%) Packer
14 5 (2.67%) Nagios
14 5 (2.67%) Prometheus
15 4 (2.14%) Consul
Vendors
1 25 (13.37%) VMware
2 19 (10.16%) Oracle
3 18 (9.63%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.88%) New Relic
5 10 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.35%) Sonatype
6 9 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.81%) Cloudera
7 7 (3.74%) Google
8 6 (3.21%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.67%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.67%) Splunk
10 3 (1.60%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.07%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.07%) Tableau
11 2 (1.07%) Zend
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe
12 1 (0.53%) Facebook
12 1 (0.53%) HP
12 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
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